HC Deb 19 October 1971 vol 823 cc82-3W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many cases of foul brood have occurred in the United Kingdom over the latest available 12 months; and in how many instances these outbreaks were traced to imported honey.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

In 1970 there were 928 known cases of foul brood disease of bees in the United Kingdom. No outbreak was traced to imported honey.